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  • In the aftermath of the iPhone X unveiling, a lot of confusion and discontent among app developers was on display. The iPhone X, unlike any of the iPhone model Apple has introduced, comes with an edge-to-edge display. This in itself would have required developers to make small tweaks to cater to iPhone X customers, but then there is the infamous notch as well. Apple has now confirmed how it wants developers to tackle the problem: embrace the notch.Apple has published the guidelines for how apps need to interact with the iPhone X's near bezel-less display. The company has instructed developers to ensure that they make adjustments so that the notch doesn't interfere with the layout of their apps. This is the first time iOS app developers will have to make any such adjustments.Developers are not new to the idea of tweaking their apps for different iPhone models. When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were introduced, for instance, they had to ensure that the app, which until that..

    iPhone X Will Require Developers to Embrace the Notch, Apple Says

    In the aftermath of the iPhone X unveiling, a lot of confusion and discontent among app developers was on display. The iPhone X, unlike any of the iPhone model Apple has introduced, comes with an edge-to-edge display. This in itself would have required developers to make small tweaks to cater to iPhone X customers, but then there is the infamous notch as well. Apple has now confirmed how it wants developers to tackle the problem: embrace the notch.Apple has published the guidelines for how apps need to interact with the iPhone X's near bezel-less display. The company has instructed developers to ensure that they make adjustments so that the notch doesn't interfere with the layout of their apps. This is the first time iOS app developers will have to make any such adjustments.Developers are not new to the idea of tweaking their apps for different iPhone models. When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were introduced, for instance, they had to ensure that the app, which until that..
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  • The major takeaways from the Apple's 10th anniversary event earlier this week were iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. While these products were launched with much fanfare, Apple quietly launched one new product without any mention - urBeats3 earphones. The new urBeats3 earphones feature two models - one with a Lightning connector and other with regular 3.5mm jack. The company has also launched new colour variants for its BeatsX earphones and iPhone Lightning Dock.The urBeats3 earphones will start shipping at $99.95 in the fall in the US. The Lightning connector version comes in three colours - Matte Gold, Matte Silver, and Black, whereas the 3.5mm audio jack version has four colours - Gray, White, Black, and Blue.Apple's new urBeats3 earphones with the Lightning connector will be available for use on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and recently launched iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. In addition, the MacBook 2017 models (including Pro..

    Apple Launches New urBeats3 Earphones, BeatsX Earphones, iPhone Lightning Dock Variants

    The major takeaways from the Apple's 10th anniversary event earlier this week were iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. While these products were launched with much fanfare, Apple quietly launched one new product without any mention - urBeats3 earphones. The new urBeats3 earphones feature two models - one with a Lightning connector and other with regular 3.5mm jack. The company has also launched new colour variants for its BeatsX earphones and iPhone Lightning Dock.The urBeats3 earphones will start shipping at $99.95 in the fall in the US. The Lightning connector version comes in three colours - Matte Gold, Matte Silver, and Black, whereas the 3.5mm audio jack version has four colours - Gray, White, Black, and Blue.Apple's new urBeats3 earphones with the Lightning connector will be available for use on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and recently launched iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. In addition, the MacBook 2017 models (including Pro..
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  • Apple Suppliers’ Shares Tumble on Delayed iPhone X Release Shares of providers of Apple components were hit on Wednesday after the tech giant announced that its much-awaited iPhone X would be launched later than scheduled. Britain's Dialog Semiconductor and IQE, which supplies chips and parts to Apple, was poised to decline as trading started. Semiconductor manufacturer IQE sunk by over 6 percent. Meanwhile, Dialog, whose revenue stems mostly from Apple, was also trading lower by 1.2 percent. Austrian chipmaker AMS reversed the record highs it hit earlier this week, falling by 3.9 percent. Meanwhile, in Asia, Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing fell 0.5 percent. In China, other stocks linked with the company also declined. Apple's New York-listed shares traded down by 0.8 percent at the end of Tuesday. Apple's 10th anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X, will not be available to the market until November, later than the firm's usual September rele..

    Prime News: Apple Suppliers’ Shares Tumble on Delayed iPhone X Release

    Apple Suppliers’ Shares Tumble on Delayed iPhone X Release Shares of providers of Apple components were hit on Wednesday after the tech giant announced that its much-awaited iPhone X would be launched later than scheduled. Britain's Dialog Semiconductor and IQE, which supplies chips and parts to Apple, was poised to decline as trading started. Semiconductor manufacturer IQE sunk by over 6 percent. Meanwhile, Dialog, whose revenue stems mostly from Apple, was also trading lower by 1.2 percent. Austrian chipmaker AMS reversed the record highs it hit earlier this week, falling by 3.9 percent. Meanwhile, in Asia, Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing fell 0.5 percent. In China, other stocks linked with the company also declined. Apple's New York-listed shares traded down by 0.8 percent at the end of Tuesday. Apple's 10th anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X, will not be available to the market until November, later than the firm's usual September rele..
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  • Apple Suppliers’ Shares Tumble on Delayed iPhone X Release Shares of providers of Apple components were hit on Wednesday after the tech giant announced that its much-awaited iPhone X would be launched later than scheduled. Britain's Dialog Semiconductor and IQE, which supplies chips and parts to Apple, was poised to decline as trading started. Semiconductor manufacturer IQE sunk by over 6 percent. Meanwhile, Dialog, whose revenue stems mostly from Apple, was also trading lower by 1.2 percent. Austrian chipmaker AMS reversed the record highs it hit earlier this week, falling by 3.9 percent. Meanwhile, in Asia, Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing fell 0.5 percent. In China, other stocks linked with the company also declined. Apple's New York-listed shares traded down by 0.8 percent at the end of Tuesday. Apple's 10th anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X, will not be available to the market until November, later than the firm's usual September rele..

    Prime News: Apple Suppliers’ Shares Tumble on Delayed iPhone X Release

    Apple Suppliers’ Shares Tumble on Delayed iPhone X Release Shares of providers of Apple components were hit on Wednesday after the tech giant announced that its much-awaited iPhone X would be launched later than scheduled. Britain's Dialog Semiconductor and IQE, which supplies chips and parts to Apple, was poised to decline as trading started. Semiconductor manufacturer IQE sunk by over 6 percent. Meanwhile, Dialog, whose revenue stems mostly from Apple, was also trading lower by 1.2 percent. Austrian chipmaker AMS reversed the record highs it hit earlier this week, falling by 3.9 percent. Meanwhile, in Asia, Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing fell 0.5 percent. In China, other stocks linked with the company also declined. Apple's New York-listed shares traded down by 0.8 percent at the end of Tuesday. Apple's 10th anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X, will not be available to the market until November, later than the firm's usual September rele..
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  • Apple's highly anticipated iPhone X features a slew of innovations but delayed availability could hurt holiday-quarter sales.The much-hyped event on Tuesday unveiled three new phones, an advanced watch that can take calls and a new Apple TV, but die-hard fans will not be able to get their hands on the iPhone X until November 3 - much later than iPhone 8's shipping date of September 22.The delay in shipping of the iPhone X could hurt Apple's seasonally-strong fiscal first quarter as orders get pushed to the following quarter. The phone will start at $999 for the 64 GB version.Apple's shares were down 1 percent at $159.35 in early trading on Wednesday.iPhone X First ImpressionsAlthough decked out with facial recognition technology, front and back glass, a 5.8-inch edge to edge display, wireless charging and animated emojis, some analysts said the delay tempers near-term sales and a few adjusted their estimates."Given one month less sales for the iPhone X during ..

    iPhone X Shipping Delay May Dampen Apple’s Holiday Quarter

    Apple's highly anticipated iPhone X features a slew of innovations but delayed availability could hurt holiday-quarter sales.The much-hyped event on Tuesday unveiled three new phones, an advanced watch that can take calls and a new Apple TV, but die-hard fans will not be able to get their hands on the iPhone X until November 3 - much later than iPhone 8's shipping date of September 22.The delay in shipping of the iPhone X could hurt Apple's seasonally-strong fiscal first quarter as orders get pushed to the following quarter. The phone will start at $999 for the 64 GB version.Apple's shares were down 1 percent at $159.35 in early trading on Wednesday.iPhone X First ImpressionsAlthough decked out with facial recognition technology, front and back glass, a 5.8-inch edge to edge display, wireless charging and animated emojis, some analysts said the delay tempers near-term sales and a few adjusted their estimates."Given one month less sales for the iPhone X during ..
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  • Steve Jobs was literally a towering presence at Tim Cook's highly anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone launch event on Tuesday. The late Apple-co-founder's name was on the auditorium where the event at its new spaceship campus was held. Giant images of the company's iconic former CEO stared out behind Cook as he opened the event and dedicated the space to him. And it was Jobs' voice - not Cook's - that the audience heard first."One of the ways people express their appreciation to the rest of humanity is to make something wonderful and put it out there," a recording of Jobs crackled through the space. "So w e need to be true to who we are and remember what's really important to us. That's what's going to keep Apple 'Apple:' Is if we keep us 'us.' "Phone X First ImpressionsFor the many Apple watchers who've questioned whether Cook will ever match the company's innovation mojo under Jobs, for the tech enthusiasts who&..

    Steve Jobs Still Loomed Large at Apple’s Big Event. Tim Cook Seems Just Fine With That.

    Steve Jobs was literally a towering presence at Tim Cook's highly anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone launch event on Tuesday. The late Apple-co-founder's name was on the auditorium where the event at its new spaceship campus was held. Giant images of the company's iconic former CEO stared out behind Cook as he opened the event and dedicated the space to him. And it was Jobs' voice - not Cook's - that the audience heard first."One of the ways people express their appreciation to the rest of humanity is to make something wonderful and put it out there," a recording of Jobs crackled through the space. "So w e need to be true to who we are and remember what's really important to us. That's what's going to keep Apple 'Apple:' Is if we keep us 'us.' "Phone X First ImpressionsFor the many Apple watchers who've questioned whether Cook will ever match the company's innovation mojo under Jobs, for the tech enthusiasts who&..
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  • European markets finished relatively flat on Wednesday, as a mixed performance from overseas markets and a sharp drop in mining stocks added pressure on the region. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 0.02 percent lower, while sectors pointed in different directions. The French CAC 40 and German DAX finished on a high, ending 0.17 and 0.23 percent respectively. A decline in London-listed miners weighed on the FTSE 100, which ended 0.28 percent lower. Basic resources stocks led declines, as profit-taking hit metal prices. The sector dropped 1.75 percent after commodity traders claim an emergence of funds offloaded copper and had failed to carry into the market, according to a report from Reuters. Anglo American, Antofagasta, BHP Billiton and Glencore all closed lower by two percent or more, on the back of a drop in copper and nickel prices. Chipmakers supplying to Apple were among the worst performers, with AMS falling 3.9 percent, Dialog Semiconductor dropped 1.6 percent and STMic..

    Prime News: European Stocks Flat as Miners Drop, Apple Suppliers Add Pressure

    European markets finished relatively flat on Wednesday, as a mixed performance from overseas markets and a sharp drop in mining stocks added pressure on the region. The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed 0.02 percent lower, while sectors pointed in different directions. The French CAC 40 and German DAX finished on a high, ending 0.17 and 0.23 percent respectively. A decline in London-listed miners weighed on the FTSE 100, which ended 0.28 percent lower. Basic resources stocks led declines, as profit-taking hit metal prices. The sector dropped 1.75 percent after commodity traders claim an emergence of funds offloaded copper and had failed to carry into the market, according to a report from Reuters. Anglo American, Antofagasta, BHP Billiton and Glencore all closed lower by two percent or more, on the back of a drop in copper and nickel prices. Chipmakers supplying to Apple were among the worst performers, with AMS falling 3.9 percent, Dialog Semiconductor dropped 1.6 percent and STMic..
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  • The newly launched iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X are noticeably different-looking from the previous generation iPhone models. But it is what driving these new iPhone models that is arguably far more exciting and displays company's major ambitions. Apple says the new iPhone models - all three of them - are powered by the Apple A11 Bionic SoC, its custom chip that features a 'neural engine' to handle machine learning or artificial intelligence based tasks, powering Face ID, Animoji, and other features.Smartphone companies, including Apple and Huawei, are increasingly placing bets on artificial intelligence for a range of new capabilities that were only a few years ago unimaginable. Huawei, for instance, recently announced Kirin 970, its own custom built chipset featuring "neural processing unit" that it claims will help accelerate image and voice recognition.Apple took its time to reveal what it has in store, but if the demonstration onstage at the event this..

    Apple’s New A11 Bionic SoC Featuring Neural Engine: Everything You Need to Know

    The newly launched iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X are noticeably different-looking from the previous generation iPhone models. But it is what driving these new iPhone models that is arguably far more exciting and displays company's major ambitions. Apple says the new iPhone models - all three of them - are powered by the Apple A11 Bionic SoC, its custom chip that features a 'neural engine' to handle machine learning or artificial intelligence based tasks, powering Face ID, Animoji, and other features.Smartphone companies, including Apple and Huawei, are increasingly placing bets on artificial intelligence for a range of new capabilities that were only a few years ago unimaginable. Huawei, for instance, recently announced Kirin 970, its own custom built chipset featuring "neural processing unit" that it claims will help accelerate image and voice recognition.Apple took its time to reveal what it has in store, but if the demonstration onstage at the event this..
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  • A whiff of dystopian creepiness has long wafted in the air whenever facial recognition has come up. Books, movies and television shows have portrayed the technology as mainly a tool of surveillance and social control - aimed by unseen others at you, for their purposes, not your own.Apple sought to reverse that equation Tuesday with the long-anticipated release of its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. It replaces the fingerprint sensor previous generations used for unlocking a user's device with facial recognition technology, while still keeping others from unlocking the phone without the user's knowledge.iPhone X First ImpressionsAll users have to do, Apple said at the annual September event dedicated to touting its latest product updates, is look at the iPhone X, which recognises you as the registered user - even if you are wearing glasses or a hat or are sporting a new beard.Though not entirely new - several Android smartphones do something similar already - th..

    Apple Edges Closer to Fraught Age of Facial Recognition Tech

    A whiff of dystopian creepiness has long wafted in the air whenever facial recognition has come up. Books, movies and television shows have portrayed the technology as mainly a tool of surveillance and social control - aimed by unseen others at you, for their purposes, not your own.Apple sought to reverse that equation Tuesday with the long-anticipated release of its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. It replaces the fingerprint sensor previous generations used for unlocking a user's device with facial recognition technology, while still keeping others from unlocking the phone without the user's knowledge.iPhone X First ImpressionsAll users have to do, Apple said at the annual September event dedicated to touting its latest product updates, is look at the iPhone X, which recognises you as the registered user - even if you are wearing glasses or a hat or are sporting a new beard.Though not entirely new - several Android smartphones do something similar already - th..
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  • Apple is bringing many new changes with iOS 11 including Siri translations, revamped Control Center, new gestures that are compatible with the iPhone X big screen, and much more. One other notable addition is what Apple is calling 'Animoji' or animated emojis that will arrive with iOS 11 for iPhone X users only. This feature takes advantage of the facial recognition software built into the anniversary edition device, and brings to life all the emojis that we use every day.Animojis were demoed on stage at Tuesday's event, showing how emojis come to life mimicking the user's facial movements in real-time. The Animoji feature takes advantage of the Face ID tech embedded inside the iPhone X to provide these real-time animated emojis in an iMessage. These Animojis are available inside Messages directly, and are only compatible with iPhone X for now (for obvious reasons). When you record these Animojis to send a video, they also capture your voice and you can then send i..

    Apple Unveils Animojis, Animated Emojis for iPhone X

    Apple is bringing many new changes with iOS 11 including Siri translations, revamped Control Center, new gestures that are compatible with the iPhone X big screen, and much more. One other notable addition is what Apple is calling 'Animoji' or animated emojis that will arrive with iOS 11 for iPhone X users only. This feature takes advantage of the facial recognition software built into the anniversary edition device, and brings to life all the emojis that we use every day.Animojis were demoed on stage at Tuesday's event, showing how emojis come to life mimicking the user's facial movements in real-time. The Animoji feature takes advantage of the Face ID tech embedded inside the iPhone X to provide these real-time animated emojis in an iMessage. These Animojis are available inside Messages directly, and are only compatible with iPhone X for now (for obvious reasons). When you record these Animojis to send a video, they also capture your voice and you can then send i..
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